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Call for Works that Celebrate the Medium of Paper

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Call for Works that Celebrate the Medium of Paper

   

The Paper is Part of the Picture: Contemporary Paper and Book Arts
Deadline: November 27, 2017 

Anderson Gallery, Drake University
Des Moines, Iowa
January 19 – February 25, 2018

In this day and age of digital immediacy, the allure of handmade and tactile qualities of paper continue to draw interest. This exhibition seeks to bring the use of paper to the front and center of the artwork created.

Seeking works on (or of) paper that celebrate the medium of paper. Accepting paper art, artists’ books, letterpress, screenprint, printmaking, paintings, photograph prints, digital works on paper, installations, fashion, drawings and sculptures.

The competition and exhibition is open to emerging as well as established artists, 18 years of age or older, working in the continental US.

JURORS:
Sarah McCoy, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Drake University
Mary Jones, Professor Emeritus of Art & Design, Grandview University

AWARDS:
$250 worth of Awagami Editioning papers will be awarded to the winner of the Jurors’ Choice, courtesy of Awagami Papermill, Japan.

EXHIBITION DATES:
January 19 – February 25, 2018
Opening Reception Friday, January 19, 2018, 5 – 7 pm
Submitted work must be available for the duration of the exhibition.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Artists may submit up to (3) pieces of work, 1-2 images per entry are allowed.

ARTIST STATEMENT:
Please include in your application a one page Artist Statement.

Please refer to the prospectus for full details regarding eligibility, deadlines, and details posted on the Anderson Gallery website at: https://theandersongallery.wordpress.com/

The Anderson Gallery, a non-profit exhibition space on the campus of Drake University in Des Moines, was founded in 1996 to exhibit and support innovation in art and design. Part laboratory, part showcase, the Gallery’s main goal is to promote the growth and understanding of art through exhibitions, programs, and publications.

The Anderson Gallery is not simply a place to see exhibits, but also serves as a cultural force in Des Moines and beyond. The Anderson Gallery is a site for critical discourse, professional and social engagement, learning, and aesthetic experience.

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